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Martha Ellen McMillan

October 11, 1923 — April 23, 2018

Martha Ellen McMillan passed away on April  23rd surrounded by her family. She was born on October 11, 1923, to Thomas James and Dorothy Mae (Bell) Craddock in Murrayville, Illinois. She was the second oldest of 11 children. For many years there were no boys and she loved to tell everyone that she was her dad's boy who helped him with the farm work. She loved horses and could harness and drive a team of horses. At 18, she left the farm and moved to Chicago where she loved to go dancing at the ballrooms. In her later years, she enjoyed traveling and fishing. Above all, she loved being with her family and enjoying her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Vogeler of St. Charles, IL. Grandchildren - Richard Tippy of South Elgin, IL, Ronald Tippy of Clarksville, TN, Rhonda (Gary) Brown of Steward, IL, Rich (Stacie) Vogeler of Ashton, IL, Angela Cudmore of St. Charles, IL, and Rebecca (Ken) Manning of Rochelle, IL. Great-grandchildren - Tommie Vogeler of Ashton, IL, Elizabeth Tippy of Orlando, FL, Shannon Brown of Steward, IL, Kathy Brown of Bloomington, IL, Alysha Tippy of DeKalb, IL, Emalie and Ethan Vogeler of Ashton, IL, and Logan Cudmore of St. Charles, IL. Siblings - Jean (Richard) Monroe of Jacksonville, IL, June (Nick) Gowan of Jacksonville, IL, and Jim Craddock of Phoenix, AZ. Also many nieces and nephews she loved very much. She was proceded in death by her parents, husband Roy McMillan, daughter Regina Tippy, granddaughter Dorothy Tippy, grandson Tom Vogeler, sisters Floreca Stewart, Betty Conner, Dorothy Osborne, Cathy Gotschall, Mary Hagerman, Linda Hayes, and brother Robert Craddock. Services are being held at Reynolds United Methodist Church, 2496 Reynolds Rd Ashton, IL 61006 at 11:00 a.m. on April 26, 2018. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service at the church. Interment to follow at Ashton Cemetery in Ashton, IL. Funeral services were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, 704 N. 6th St. Rochelle, IL 61068. www.beveragelyonsfamilyfh.com
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Thursday, April 26, 2018

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Reynolds Methodist Church

2496 Reynolds Rd, Ashton, IL 61006

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Reynolds Methodist Church

2496 Reynolds Rd, Ashton, IL 61006

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